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Very long-acting antivirals as chemovaccines for preventing viral infections
(AIDS Reviews, 2020-04)
Following the advent of penicillin as first widely used antibiotic during World War II, viruses have steadily replaced bacteria as major agents of infections, particularly for microorganisms that can spread globally. Good ...
Impact of New Coronavirus Epidemics on HIV-Infected Patients
(AIDS Reviews, 2020)
Since the first report of a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan (China) at the end of 2019 due to a new airborne highly transmissible coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, large-scale spreading has rapidly become a global ...
Hospital admissions in individuals with HTLV-1 infection in Spain
OBJECTIVE: To examine the clinical burden and disease spectrum, as well as time trends for human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) and HTLV type 2 (HTLV-2) hospital admissions. DESIGN: Retrospective, observational study ...
Long-acting antiretroviral therapy
(Nature Materials, 2020-08-01)
Nanoformulations of cabotegravir prodrugs have been developed to prolong the pharmacokinetics of the antiretroviral agent. They can be present in the plasma of mice and non-human primates for a year following a single injection.
Advances in hepatitis B therapeutics
(Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 2020-10)
Despite the availability of both effective preventive vaccines and oral antivirals, over 250 million people are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Globally, chronic hepatitis B is the leading cause of ...
Why such excess of mortality for COVID-19 in Spain?
(Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 2020-06)
The current global crisis produced by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is unprecedented. Even the 1918 influenza pandemic (Spanish flu) did not halt the planet so abruptly and deeply as it ran during World War I.
Coronavirus and other airborne agents with pandemic potential
(Current opinion in environmental science and health, 2020)
The recent emergence of a novel coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) has caused a pandemic, which is the most severe infectious disease outbreak in many decades. Other infective agents such as ...
COVID-19 Comes 40 Years After AIDS - Any Lesson?
(AIDS Reviews, 2020-06)
The pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has hit health-care systems and societies in an unprecedented manner. In 1981, the first cases of AIDS were reported and wide diagnostic ...
Rapid antigen Testing and Mask Wearing While Waiting for COVID-19 Vaccines
(AIDS reviews, 2020)
After the rapid surge of COVID-19 in Europe during the spring of 2020, implementation of lockdowns succeeded in drastically reduce the number of cases and deaths within 2-3 months. However, it came at a heavy socioeconomic ...